World: maize (corn) production in metric tonnes

Maize 1970 1980 1990 2000 2010 2013
Total World 265,831,000 396,623,000 483,373,000 592,479,000 851,271,000 1,016,740,000
Afghanistan 667,000 752,000 480,000 115,000 301,000 312,000
Albania 227,449 276,700 227,000 205,700 362,000 343,000
Algeria 6,438 1,478 231 1,556 359 1,500
Angola 456,000 360,000 180,000 394,607 1,072,740 1,548,750
Antigua and Barbuda 60 29 50 48 83 90
Argentina 9,360,000 6,400,000 5,400,000 16,780,700 22,676,900 32,119,200
Armenia .. .. .. 5,915 12,751 20,906
Australia 191,600 150,903 218,730 406,043 328,000 506,725
Austria 611,569 1,292,750 1,620,240 1,851,650 2,168,840 1,639,000
Azerbaijan .. .. .. 103,527 136,061 208,200
Bahamas 510 719 750 312 678 700
Bangladesh 3,000 1,377 3,350 10,000 887,391 2,240,000
Barbados 1,600 2,000 2,300 300 287 340
Belarus .. .. .. 30,000 550,586 1,119,790
Belgium .. .. .. 397,400 745,891 826,984
Belize 15,876 18,825 18,671 31,722 58,048 71,926
Benin 230,700 271,300 409,994 750,442 1,012,630 1,345,820
Bhutan 62,500 77,500 40,000 48,500 57,663 81,000
Bolivia (Plurinational State of) 285,700 383,365 390,952 653,271 1,018,990 1,063,700
Bosnia and Herzegovina .. .. .. 471,963 853,376 798,500
Botswana 2,100 11,600 11,800 9,347 10,572 15,000
Brazil 14,216,000 20,372,100 21,347,800 31,879,400 55,364,300 80,538,500
Bulgaria 2,375,090 2,255,540 1,221,140 804,134 2,047,400 2,300,000
Burkina Faso 55,348 104,510 257,900 423,494 1,133,450 1,709,000
Burundi 130,000 140,000 167,900 117,840 126,412 162,417
Cabo Verde 924 8,500 11,418 24,341 7,047 6,000
Cambodia 137,000 101,000 88,000 156,972 773,269 911,000
Cameroon 412,000 413,680 369,000 741,447 1,670,320 1,647,040
Canada 2,633,680 5,753,200 7,066,000 6,953,700 11,714,500 14,193,800
Central African Republic 42,188 40,857 51,100 100,700 150,000 165,000
Chad 12,000 25,000 28,823 64,014 200,000 390,000
Chile 239,052 405,190 823,150 652,019 1,357,920 1,518,550
China 33,030,000 62,600,000 96,819,000 106,000,000 177,425,000 217,730,000
Colombia 876,800 853,560 1,213,300 1,204,470 1,421,870 1,779,070
Comoros 3,500 5,200 3,570 3,789 6,483 7,800
Congo 4,000 8,987 4,627 6,355 10,500 14,000
Congo, DR 428,100 594,000 1,008,000 1,184,000 1,155,960 1,250,000
Costa Rica 71,294 75,314 66,499 18,502 18,765 13,969
Croatia .. .. .. 1,526,170 2,067,820 1,874,370
Cuba 85,000 95,000 65,045 273,200 324,463 426,200
Czech Republic .. .. .. 303,957 692,600 675,380
Côte d'Ivoire 231,100 380,000 484,000 576,910 641,610 661,000
Denmark .. .. .. .. 45,700 75,700
Djibouti .. .. 10 11 13 16
Dominica 160 230 150 340 170 200
Dominican Republic 45,000 44,488 39,694 23,919 36,658 45,416
Ecuador 256,067 241,680 465,399 611,269 984,096 1,542,950
Egypt 2,397,000 3,231,080 4,798,640 6,474,450 7,041,100 6,500,000
El Salvador 363,078 529,368 602,609 582,676 768,113 866,701
Eritrea .. .. .. 5,315 18,000 20,000
Ethiopia .. .. .. 2,682,940 4,986,130 6,674,050
Fiji 711 700 1,950 979 923 1,100
France 7,491,000 9,323,400 9,400,500 16,018,400 13,974,600 15,053,000
French Guiana 225 .. .. 31 87 92
Gabon 8,000 9,980 22,864 25,900 41,477 45,000
Gambia 3,100 6,300 13,630 22,000 66,000 30,000
Georgia .. .. .. 295,911 141,100 363,900
Germany 521,057 675,807 1,551,760 3,324,020 4,072,900 4,387,300
Ghana 481,600 382,000 552,600 1,012,700 1,871,700 1,764,480
Greece 511,289 1,279,000 2,013,000 2,094,000 1,718,460 2,185,000
Grenada 530 447 258 375 328 400
Guam 23 30 21 32 42 50
Guatemala 785,846 902,419 1,272,240 1,053,550 1,634,000 1,731,770
Guinea 68,000 90,000 111,175 329,025 580,100 672,000
Guinea-Bissau 2,000 12,000 13,675 25,673 12,312 7,321
Guyana 1,860 1,678 3,000 3,829 5,024 4,000
Haiti 240,000 179,170 163,000 202,500 340,000 335,885
Honduras 338,591 387,424 557,969 533,598 548,223 596,071
Hungary 4,072,410 6,673,200 4,500,140 4,984,330 6,984,870 6,724,800
India 7,485,600 6,957,000 8,961,700 12,043,200 21,725,800 23,290,000
Indonesia 2,825,220 3,990,940 6,734,030 9,677,000 18,327,600 18,511,900
Iran (Islamic Republic of) 35,000 60,000 130,000 1,119,710 2,144,940 2,540,000
Iraq 5,902 59,600 171,900 55,000 266,699 250,000
Israel 4,600 13,700 95,630 70,820 86,537 110,073
Italy 4,754,300 6,376,700 5,863,900 10,137,500 8,495,940 6,503,200
Jamaica 4,401 4,393 2,161 1,769 2,363 2,965
Japan 32,900 3,500 807 188 163 180
Jordan 100 459 3,734 18,831 29,006 14,233
Kazakhstan .. .. .. 248,800 462,000 569,260
Kenya 1,470,000 1,620,000 2,289,600 2,160,000 3,464,540 3,390,940
Korea, DPR 1,610,000 2,700,000 4,000,000 1,041,000 1,683,000 1,960,000
Kuwait .. 27 580 391 18,021 20,000
Kyrgyzstan .. .. .. 338,263 440,878 568,186
Lao PDR 25,000 28,398 66,566 117,000 1,020,880 1,150,000
Lebanon 1,122 2,000 2,900 3,500 4,500 3,000
Lesotho 66,514 105,618 171,579 106,800 128,213 50,000
Libya 1,262 931 400 5,780 2,900 2,900
Lithuania .. .. .. .. 47,500 120,700
Luxembourg .. .. .. 2,040 3,116 2,160
Macedonia .. .. .. 125,383 132,006 135,269
Madagascar 108,825 127,570 155,000 169,800 411,914 455,000
Malawi 900,000 1,186,000 1,342,810 2,501,310 3,419,410 3,639,870
Malaysia 16,208 8,000 35,000 65,000 47,602 87,781
Maldives 5 7 4 64 117 140
Mali 57,841 45,387 196,579 214,548 1,403,580 1,502,720
Mauritania 3,800 5,000 2,408 13,651 19,910 14,000
Mauritius 529 732 2,265 623 328 634
Mexico 8,879,390 12,374,400 14,635,400 17,556,900 23,301,900 22,664,000
Micronesia (Federated States of) .. .. .. 72 66 90
Montenegro .. .. .. .. 10,484 9,000
Montserrat 10 10 28 79 109 20
Morocco 319,600 332,700 435,620 95,000 279,150 118,113
Mozambique 373,237 380,000 452,911 1,180,430 2,089,890 1,631,000
Myanmar 47,471 166,347 187,024 359,000 1,376,130 1,700,000
Namibia 23,000 32,000 28,523 31,550 65,000 43,000
Nepal 833,318 742,940 1,230,950 1,414,850 1,855,180 1,999,010
Netherlands 4,000 2,000 30,000 223,300 196,903 246,600
New Caledonia 1,100 1,550 1,064 4,685 3,335 3,500
New Zealand 58,624 156,461 161,651 181,000 188,812 201,700
Nicaragua 236,200 181,605 293,030 412,195 456,974 545,938
Niger 1,560 10,000 1,758 3,920 9,381 12,500
Nigeria 1,443,000 612,000 5,768,000 4,107,000 7,676,850 10,400,000
Pakistan 717,300 970,400 1,184,500 1,643,200 3,706,910 4,800,000
Panama 56,419 55,021 99,284 94,008 89,706 131,657
Papua New Guinea 140 1,543 2,500 7,200 11,000 12,000
Paraguay 220,000 351,000 420,019 647,270 3,108,820 4,120,000
Peru 614,619 493,307 631,815 1,240,970 1,541,200 1,670,470
Philippines 2,011,810 3,109,690 4,853,890 4,511,100 6,376,800 7,377,080
Poland 12,000 57,800 289,949 923,341 1,716,200 4,041,900
Portugal 628,195 532,000 665,560 875,347 626,222 848,900
Puerto Rico 1,361 150 540 450 563 620
Qatar .. .. 108 1,790 1,868 1,200
Republic of Korea 63,000 154,071 119,868 64,205 74,339 80,465
Republic of Moldova .. .. .. 1,031,200 1,419,850 1,419,190
Romania 6,535,510 10,563,300 6,809,600 4,897,600 9,042,030 11,347,600
Russian Federation .. .. .. 1,530,290 3,084,350 11,634,900
Rwanda 64,062 85,059 101,000 62,501 432,404 667,833
Réunion 8,000 10,274 10,430 12,860 13,195 16,200
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 430 530 2,500 600 582 870
Sao Tome and Principe 470 450 2,700 2,230 1,600 776
Saudi Arabia 4,000 991 4,257 40,607 79,384 80,000
Senegal 38,747 56,777 133,147 78,593 186,511 223,234
Serbia .. .. .. .. 7,207,190 5,864,420
Sierra Leone 10,600 12,000 12,300 8,902 51,388 40,022
Slovakia .. .. .. 440,365 921,313 1,123,310
Slovenia .. .. .. 282,393 311,117 226,634
Somalia 108,800 110,000 315,000 265,930 132,627 149,497
South Africa 6,179,000 11,040,000 9,180,000 11,431,200 12,815,000 12,365,000
Spain 1,847,600 2,313,600 3,041,900 3,991,750 3,324,820 4,853,600
Sri Lanka 14,410 21,200 33,390 31,050 161,690 209,040
Sudan (former) 42,000 43,000 27,000 53,000 35,000 43,000
Suriname 192 290 274 40 35 30
Swaziland 62,595 96,735 104,232 112,779 68,000 82,000
Switzerland 54,500 91,300 232,900 219,000 143,502 123,916
Syrian Arab Republic 7,785 48,146 180,000 190,504 133,100 260,000
Taiwan 57,416 115,141 394,875 178,315 115,788 100,000
Tajikistan .. .. .. 37,762 151,061 196,000
Tanzania, United Rep. of 488,000 1,726,000 2,445,000 1,965,400 4,733,070 5,356,350
Thailand 1,938,200 2,997,880 3,722,270 4,472,900 4,860,750 5,062,830
Timor-Leste 16,941 50,000 86,090 88,449 148,891 101,000
Togo 182,000 138,391 285,448 482,055 638,129 692,610
Trinidad and Tobago 1,584 3,182 3,381 975 3,187 3,500
Turkey 1,040,000 1,240,000 2,100,000 2,300,000 4,310,000 5,900,000
Turkmenistan .. .. .. 9,700 17,000 19,000
Uganda 388,000 286,000 602,000 1,096,000 2,373,500 2,748,000
Ukraine .. .. .. 3,848,100 11,953,000 30,949,600
United Arab Emirates .. .. .. .. 5,226 6,000
United States of America 105,471,000 168,647,000 201,532,000 251,852,000 316,165,000 353,699,000
Uruguay 189,413 125,824 112,313 64,700 529,100 692,600
Uzbekistan .. .. .. 131,400 231,600 215,000
Vanuatu 450 650 700 921 715 950
Venezuela (Bolivarian Rep. of) 709,915 575,400 1,002,490 1,689,550 1,796,180 2,247,040
Viet Nam 257,300 428,800 671,000 2,005,900 4,606,800 5,190,900
Yemen 13,000 52,000 65,639 47,625 89,454 75,177
Zambia 570,000 937,266 1,092,670 1,040,000 2,795,480 2,532,800
Zimbabwe 1,085,330 1,510,740 1,971,540 2,108,110 1,192,400 799,000
source: FAOSTAT.
note: Units are Metric Tonnes, being equal to 1000 kilograms.
note: The FAO makes some distinctions in the data collected, namely: * = Unofficial figure | F = FAO estimate | M = Data not available. These distinctions have been left out here to simplify the reading of the quantities, for a full disclosure of how to interpret the data above visit the site of the FAO.
note: For brevity's sake names of countries above are in the short form, for official names see Countries with their official codes.